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Yale Premier Single Cylinder YH82 Door Lock
Premier Single Cylinder YH82
This Yale cylinder lock comes with a strong strikeplate design that makes it resistant to forced entry through kicking. The cylinder itself is also tough to pick and drill through.
Description
This Yale cylinder lock comes with a strong strikeplate design that makes it resistant to forced entry through kicking. The cylinder itself is also tough to pick and drill through.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Kick-in as sold

Kick-in as sold

Resistance to kick-in as sold is how well the lock survived increasingly forceful impacts using the hardware it comes with.

 /  5
Kick-in reinforced

Kick-in reinforced

Kick-in reinforced is the same test using an aftermarket Box Strike in place of the included strike or, for surface-mount locks, 3-inch screws; models scoring Excellent as sold were not retested.

 /  5
Drilling

Drilling

Drilling shows how well the lock stood up to assaults with a drill.

 /  5
Picking

Picking

Picking shows how well the lock stood up to the lock-picking efforts of our experts.

 /  5

About

The Yale Premier Single Cylinder YH82 is part of the Door Locks test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Door Locks models like the Premier Single Cylinder YH82 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Kick-in as sold Resistance to kick-in as sold is how well the lock survived increasingly forceful impacts using the hardware it comes with.

Kick-in reinforced Kick-in reinforced is the same test using an aftermarket Box Strike in place of the included strike or, for surface-mount locks, 3-inch screws; models scoring Excellent as sold were not retested.

Drilling Drilling shows how well the lock stood up to assaults with a drill.

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